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Konkan gets ready to welcome Lord Ganesha


The government bodies are ready to maintain the law and order situation, ahead of Ganesh festival

kokanChiplun - Ahead of Ganesh festival, the government bodies are ready to maintain the law and order situation. Police squads along with medical help teams  have been deployed on Mumbai- Goa national highway. Many Ganesha devotees are  coming in Konkan from Mumbai and Pune.

It is expected that around 1200 State Transport (ST) buses along with private  vehicles will be using the national highway. Keeping this in mind, heavy load  vehicles have been barred from using this road from Friday.

Police and health teams are deployed on the highway from 6th to 19th September. It is expected that there will be a heavy traffic in between these days on the national highway. Because of the fewer monsoons this year, many devotees are expected to come to their villages, as the holidays are on Saturday and Sunday.

15 police and medical help squads deployed

The police force has been deployed at 15 places on Mumbai- Goa highway. These squads are deployed from Friday.It is informed that two more squads, comprising of police and excise staff, will be deployed on Ratnagiri- Kolhapur way.
The authorities stated that the heavy vehicle traffic will be closed from 8 AM to 8 PM in between 9th September to 19th September. The same traffic directions will be followed for the five days ‘visarjan’ and ‘Gouri visarjan’.

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